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expose (one)self

To show one's genitals in a public setting. A: "Did you hear that someone got busted for exposing himself at the mall?" B: "No! I'm really glad I stayed home today."
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someone or an animal to a disease; to place someone or an animal near a source of a disease Try to expose your children to chicken pox while they are young. It's horrible when you are an adult. He accidentally exposed his sheep to an infected animal.

expose someone or something to someone or something

to show someone or something to someone or something. You should not expose the children to violent movies at their age. Do not expose the film to the light.
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expose something (or oneself) to someone or something

to disclose someone's or something's secrets to someone or a group. He exposed his inner thoughts to everyone there. She refused to expose herself to the ears of the curious and ceased talking. He exposed himself to the public when he revealed his involvement in the arms sale.
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One might argue that the benefits must be at least as great as the potential benefits of research that exposes healthy subjects to an equivalent amount of risk, such as Phase I clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals.
Matching data from this type of study with PD measurements could eliminate the need for a clinical study that intentionally exposes individuals to pesticides.
Most significantly, by using an intensifying screen, Putin was able to create the image with an exposure of only several seconds--a far shorter exposure than would have been required to expose the film using direct x-rays.
Using screens for extraoral radiography allows an image to be formed using far less radiation than would be required to expose the film directly.
The purpose of this article is to describe a fast and safe technique to expose the geniculate ganglion and the labyrinthine portion of the facial nerve in two structures of the middle ear: the cochleariform process and the tympanic portion of the facial nerve.
When the kids got off he would expose himself,'' said Sgt.
For the study, Bitform analyzed 8,038 files for more than two dozen specific types of metadata and hidden information which have the potential to expose proprietary or confidential information, breach corporate policies and open security holes.
questionable applicability of human tests in understanding chronic health effects (this difficulty may be hard to overcome, as few researchers want to deliberately expose test subjects for any lengthy period);
Yet, despite realizing that DES exposes the fetus to an unintended flood of estrogen, scientists have remained at a loss to explain exactly how the compound brings about its tragic effects.
Philip Morris' attempt to pressure Florida to stop airing its highly successful 'truth' anti-smoking advertisements exposes the company's hypocrisy and duplicity in claiming that it does not want kids to smoke.